What services do you provide?

We provide personalised and effective talking therapies to help our clients work through a whole host of issues. Our services include counselling, hypnotherapy and psychotherapy all undertaken in a non-judgemental, professional and caring environment.

What is hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is a skilled verbal communication, used during hypnosis, which helps direct a clients imagination in such a way as to bring about intended alterations in sensations, perceptions, feelings, thoughts and behaviour. In a typical hypnotherapy session, the hypnotherapist will ask the client questions about previous medical history, general health and lifestyle etc and then they will decide together on the changes, or achievable goals that are desired.

Hypnotherapy can be applied to a wide range of medical, dental and psychological problems. Areas of application include anxiety and stress conditions, weight control, addictive behaviours (including smoking, alcohol and substance misuse) and confidence issues. Hypnotherapy is also used to enhance performance in several areas such as sport and public speaking.

How much will it cost?

Please see our pricing table for further details of our prices.

Do check your private medical insurance that you may have either through your employer, or your own personal policy, as you may be entitled to receive money towards the cost of the treatment.

Is there an age limit?

Anyone over the age of 18 years old can choose to see a therapist. If you are under the age of 18, we highly recommend that you speak to your GP as soon as possible in order for you to get the best support for your needs. There is no upper age limit.

Will you, as my therapist, respect my individual needs?

We always treat you as a unique individual and we will certainly be aware of and respect diversity around issues of age, gender, sexual identity, religion, disability and/or race. Because, we are also located on a quiet street in Albion, we have the privileged position of being able to offer a very discreet and private practice, which some of our more high profile clients appreciate.

I’m afraid I will do, or say, something stupid?

When you meet with either one of us for the first time please do tell us about any concerns that you may have and we will reassure you. Unfortunately, the only thing that many people know about hypnosis is what they have seen of so called stage hypnosis, where people may indeed be encouraged to do silly things for the entertainment of an audience. Hypnotherapy is nothing like this at all. We are ethical practitioners and everything that happens during your therapy is completely confidential and beneficial to you.

How do I know my therapy is ethical?

As I am a National Hypnotherapy Society member, you have the security of knowing that I have been verified by the Society, which means that my qualifications, training and experience has all been rigorously checked. We also have full indemnity insurance, and are governed by the Society’s Code of Ethics. Should you choose another therapist, please do check their credentials to ensure that they are certified by a sound authority.

What is hypnosis?

Hypnosis is simply a relaxed state of focused attention. A hypnotist basically temporarily bypasses your conscious mind, which gives you the power to make behavioral changes at a deeper level than when you attempt to make changes at the conscious level. One way to think about it is that hypnosis increases the communication between your conscious desires (like giving up smoking), and the unconscious mind (where your real power to change exists).

What is psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy aims to help you gain a better understanding of the issues that are troubling you. It can help you work out new ways of approaching situations that you find difficult, as well as suggesting new methods to help you cope. Developing a trusting relationship with your psychotherapist is very important, and will help you to talk about long-standing problems. However, developing trust can take time. Depending on the disorder and the style of psychotherapy, some treatment courses may need to last for several months or, in some cases, years.

What if I fall asleep, or I don’t wake up?

The state of relaxation that you enter is not the same as sleeping, but some people do fall asleep and this is nothing to worry about, you have after all just fallen asleep. You will be in a secure, safe and comfortable environment. We will explain in detail the methods to be used, to ensure that you are fully aware of the process. Following the session you will be able to go about your day as normal.

What is counselling?

Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment. As trained practitioners, we work with people over a short, or longer term, to help our clients bring about effective change, or enhance their well being.

How long is a session?

An individual session will usually take 50 minutes. In some cases a session can take longer, but we will discuss this with you in advance.

How many sessions of hypnotherapy will I need?

This depends upon your individual circumstances and is something that we will discuss with you when you first meet us. We will review as we go on, but depending on the issues you want to address, hypnotherapy can often be a relatively short one and two session process, up to a usual maximum of four sessions.

Will I be under the hypnotherapists control?

No. No hypnotherapist can make you do anything you do not want to do, nor make you behave in a way you would not normally behave.

“It’s our business to help you.”

With our support literally everything and anything is possible. You are stronger than you think you are and we will endeavor to support you in overcoming hurdles that you never thought were possible. We strive to attain the very best standards. The treatments we offer are safe, confidential and effective. As a company we are also fully insured. Should you have any queries whatsoever then please don’t hesitate to call us on +230 5844 4744. We are always happy to help!

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Found yourself at a crossroads?

The earlier someone gets help, the easier it is to get through client issues as there is generally less time and stress and strain involved. The stigma thankfully of seeking help is now eroding away, as are the many myths attached to seeing a therapist. Chief amongst them is the concern that only “crazy” people need therapy, or that accepting help is a sign of weakness – a fear many men inparticular associate wrongly with therapy.

Our treatments are affordable and needent be expensive. Although weekly sessions in counselling are advised, some of our clients may come in to see us on a monthly basis, or even quartely. It all depends on the presenting conditions of our clients and this is the reason why we talior our services specifically to them because eveyone is an individual.

Also, with numerous private health insurance plans, there are ways in which your treatment can be subsidised, or even paid for in full. We also will look at specific cases in which we can charge on a sliding scale of affordability.

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